18 days old

Supply Operations Intern

Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Job: Internships
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 193601


Company Description:
Joining Intuitive Surgical, Inc. means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Must be concurrently enrolled and returning to an academic program in the fall in an accredited degree-seeking program.

Primary Function of Position:

The Supply Operations Intern will partner with our production, purchasing and logistics team to establish a purchased-parts database to help our team reduce unnecessary freight spend, lower inventory and increase service levels to our manufacturing lines.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with production to catalog purchase part usage and packaging configurations
  • Build a pilot database of part-level freight detail for each component in a high volume production environment
  • Partner with logistics team to explore freight changes with suppliers
  • Develop a regional inbound freight strategy


    Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

  • Background preferred: operations management, industrial engineering, computer science, management information systems
  • Data savvy: Excel, Access, SQL, Power BI, Tableau preferred
  • Lean manufacturing / process improvement aptitude
  • Strong intrapersonal skills and results-oriented
    Learning Outcomes:
  • Purchased-parts database for a subset of high-volume production materials relevant for production, shipment and delivery
  • Process map and released procedure of how data will be used and maintained by supply operations team
  • Strategy proposal for regional inbound freight initiative
  • Identified cost reduction opportunities in cooperation with freight and purchasing teams
    Commitment: Must be available to work full-time hours, M-F for 10-12 weeks beginning Summer of 2020.

    We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

  • Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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